If you want to use this template, you can enable the
This is done by going to:
Extensions -->Plugin Manager
System – Legacy.
(you may have to check the second page of the
Plugin Manager to find this plugin)
System – Legacy
plugin by clicking enable/disable toggle button.
If you are determined to have a Joomla! 1.5 site that does not require
you will need to updatethe template's XML file, as well as the template's
file. This is easiest done by comparing a Joomla! 1.5XML/Index file to a Joomla! 1.0.X file, and making them match, save for code that is template specific.
“Template Install: Another template is already using directory: 'joomlaroot/templates/template_name'”
As the error message might suggest, another template by the same name is already installed. There is also thepossibility that at one time this template had been installed, but not properly uninstalled. Either way, to get thetemplate you have to work you will have to make sure to totally eradicate the previous template.
Uninstall the previous template. You can do this by going to:
Displayed is the
On the list of the different extension types, select
A list will appear showing allthe templates you have installed. This list should show the name of the template that you need to delete. Clickthe radio button next to it's name, and then click uninstall. The template should be successfully deleted.
In the event that the template will not uninstall properly, you can log into your site via FTP, and delete itmanually. Log into your site via FTP, and go to this directory:
Listed here are all the templates you have installed, each with its own directory. The template with the conflictingname should also be listed, click on it, and then delete it.
“Error! Could not find an XML setup file in the package.”
There are many possible causes for this problem. It could be that the XML is corrupt, it doesn't exist, or that itsnamed incorrectly.
On your computer, unzip the template file and ensure that the real template file is not zipped inside of a zipfile. Its possible the developer created a installation zip, and then put that file inside of another file that containedinstallation documentation, source files etc..
The next thing you should do is check to make sure that the XML exists. All templates come as archives,usually .zip files. Unzip the file locally on your desktop and verify it has the XML file:..
the spelling of the filetemplateDetails.xml is
an accident.Joomla! expects to see the XML filenamed templateDetails.xml!